Man shot to the face in Belize City

A man is in critical condition after he was shot to the face in Belize City on Sunday night. The victim is 33 year old Edgar Flores. Police told us more. ASP Alejandro Cowo, NCIB Acting upon information received CIB, Precinct 2, proceeded to the KHNH where they observed a male...

Parents complain about reckless school bus driver

 On Friday, we told you the story of the accident that happened on the La Gracia Road with students who commute daily to Eden High School in San Ignacio. The school bus that the students were in, crashed into a BATSUB vehicle because the bus was overtaking a parked vehicle on a...

Fatal accident on Boom Road

Just before our news time, we received reports of a fatal traffic accident on the Boom road. We don’t have much information at this time but we understand that the accident involved a black Toyota Rav 4. Based on the images we have received, it appears that the entire driver side...

Minister Castro’s son gets off harm charge

Jafari Castro is no longer facing a charge of harm against Kevin Brown.  That was the magistrate’s conclusion today when Brown did not show up for the trial which was to start today. You may remember that back in August of last year, Minister Edmond Castro’s 21 year-old son,...

Three charged for Paul Jex’s murder

A pair of brothers identified as 19 year old Nelson Samir Paguada and his 15 year old brother, along with 45 year old Timothy Carcamo, were all charged for the murder of Paul Jex Jr. The accused are all fisherman from San Pedro and were arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s...

Charges withdrawn against accused cops

Tonight two police brothers who had been placed on interdiction are very well likely to be reinstated after serious gun charges were withdrawn from them today in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court.  They are brothers, 28-year-old Kenrick Steven Gamboa and 24-year-old Akeem...

Texting Bus driver puts passenger at risk

And there are more complaints against reckless driving.  Complaints against another bus driver has surfaced after the driver was  caught on camera; the video posted to social media. The video shows a bus driver texting as he is driving a public bus. It is said to be on the...

Devon Brooks wanted by police

Belmopan police have issued a wanted poster for Devon Xavier Brooks. The poster indicates that Brooks is wanted for theft. Brooks also goes by the name “Pinker” . The 19 year old is said to be  a resident of Cotton Tree Village. Anyone having any information on Brooks is asked to...

Restaurant owner robbed in Belize City

 New Fortune Restaurant in Belize City was robbed on Sunday night.  53 year old business owner Xin Hui ZHANG, reported to police that sometime after 9 p.m., he was at his restaurant located on West Collet Canal when two male persons entered the establishment. One was armed with a...

Sergio Aguirre wanted by Police

Belmopan police say they are also looking for 26 year old Sergio Aguirre. Aguirre is wanted for sexual related offences. He is a resident of the Maya Mopan Area of Belmopan. Anyone having information on the whereabouts of Aguirre is asked to call the nearest police station.

 Belize on the lookout for Measles after case reported in Guatemala

The Ministry of Health says it was recently alerted to a positive case of Measles in Guatemala, imported from Germany.   Measles is a highly infectious viral disease but is also a vaccine-preventable disease. This disease has not been reported in Belize since 1991 but the number...

 Car flips on Phillip Goldson Highway

There was a traffic accident on the Phillip Goldson Highway this weekend. On Saturday morning at approximately 2 o’clock,  a vehicle headed from the northern border en route to Belize City somehow flipped and landed on its roof off the highway near to an old abandoned wooden...

Party Ice truck and SUV collide

There was also an accident near Mile 13 on the  George Price Highway sometime around 10 o’clock Saturday morning. The accident was between a white Isuzu truck belonging to “Party Ice”  and a white four door SUV. It appeared that the truck was turning off the George Price Highway...

 BEL tells political parties to desist from using poles for banners

It’s political season with the Municipal elections scheduled for March 7. Campaigning is on and one of the common campaign strategies employed by political parties is the placement of banners and flyers in places where people can easily see them. That usually means on or near...

 Protest over Killing of Mario Vernon

About 50 persons participated in a protest in Punta Gorda Town on Saturday. It was held due to the killing of  Mario Vernon earlier this month. Vernon was shot in the head on January 13th by a police officer. There have been different versions told of what transpired but the...
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